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The Sleepyz Blanket: Crocheting Zs Everywhere I Go


It feels like I’ve been crocheting Zs forever! Everywhere I go, I have my yarn and my crochet hook. It’s a great way to keep my hands busy and to pass the time. I find needlecrafts to be very calming, especially when I’m cramped on a bus after a long day at work. So I guess it’s a good thing I have a lot of Zs to crochet! Does crocheting and knitting have a soothing effect on you too?

It’s been about a month since I started crocheting these Zs. Every night when I get home, I toss the Zs I made that day into a box to be wet blocked later.  When I finally took a look at my Z stash the other day, I was floored by the number I’ve already made! I almost have the 155 Sleepyz I’ll need to make a standard size afghan, and seeing them all together was a little overwhelming. I found myself getting sleepier and sleepier in their presence. It shouldn’t be that surprising, but crocheting Sleepyz will wear you out!

In the park, on the bus, in my office while at lunch. Crochet here, crochet there. I crochet Zs everywhere!

Other articles in this series:

Playing with Yarn

Making Zs by Trial and Error

Big Decisions to Make

Introducing the Sleepyz Blanket


10 thoughts on “The Sleepyz Blanket: Crocheting Zs Everywhere I Go

  1. my it has been on a journey! 🙂

  2. Don’t worry if you get too tired, I’ll bet you could crochet Z’s in your sleep by now!

  3. HeeHee! I crochet every where too!! Loving the z’s. 🙂

  4. LOOOOOL – love that one can see the background in the pictures, so one can see where you’ve been – especially the one in the laundryroom (THAT’S a boring place to be) – and WUHUUUUUU you’ve already made all the Z’s you need!! YOU GO GIRL!!! Looking forward to your next Sleepyz blogpost 🙂

  5. 155? You are amazing! 😀
    zoon you will turn into big Z and ztart to zzzs around 😀
    You should have asked us, blogger friends and followers to help you with the zzzs